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Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 173513

Position Title: Senior Financial Analyst

External Description:

Job Title: Sr. Financial Analyst, EA SPORTS

 

ENTERTAINING IS OUR PASSION

 

We’re EA—the world’s leading video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles—Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Apex Legends, Battlefield, Need for Speed, and Star Wars, to name but a few. We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. But making games is hard work. That’s why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

 

Role Overview:

 

Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team plays a critical role in providing strategic partnership to leaders across EA. We achieve this through effectively engaging with our partners to understand our broad strategy, analyzing data, and delivering insights to help drive EA’s current and future performance.

 

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment with over 25 years of innovation, passion, and connecting millions of players across the globe to their favorite sports, teams, and players. you are passionate about building immersive digital entertainment, this is the role of a lifetime. The EA SPORTS Sr. Financial Analyst will provide business and finance support for our EA Vancouver team supporting EA SPORTS Create Art and our EA Tiburon team supporting Madden, Golf, and College Football titles. The position reports to the EA SPORTS Finance Director.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Business Partnering
    • Build relationships with partners and actively collaborate to work towards meeting financial and business objectives
    • Prepare, hold, and present business reviews for leaders focused on the story (not just data) with clear insights and actionable presentation material
    • Drive results by partnering on business-related projects such as modeling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics

 

  • Financial Close, Forecasting, Reporting and Analysis
    • Support financial planning process including quarterly, annual, and long-range modeling for studios
    • Manage the studio P&L to track and maximize the health of the business and ROI
    • Proactively identify trends, risks, and opportunities
    • Provide guidance on financial processes and ad-hoc financial analysis
    • Design and implement reporting tools

 

  • Drive FP&A Excellence
  • Identify and lead initiatives to continuously improve, standardize and automate forecasting and reporting tools and processes
  • Challenge status quo and provide alternative solutions

 

Who You Are:

 

  • Excellent people skills are a requirement for this role
  • Strong overall communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment
  • Creative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to balance multiple and competing priorities and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Professionalism in dealing with all levels of management, staff, and vendors
  • Comfortable with ambiguous problems and independently developing solutions

 

Preferred Education and Technical Skills

 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years of related financial experience, preferably supporting tech or KPI driven organization
  • Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in accounting and general GAAP knowledge
  • Excellent MS Excel knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and visualization tools; working experience with Power BI is an asset
  • Knowledge in Anaplan and Oracle preferred

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2022-05-17 02:14:18.85

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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